Buying health services for local people

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The Scarborough and Ryedale CCG Over The Counter (OTC) medicines commissioning statement can be accessed by clicking HERE.

Further information and resources on OTC medication can be found on the NHS England website by following this LINK.

NHS England have written to CCGs to advise that GPs are not in breach of their GMS contract if they advise patients, where appropriate, to purchase recommended medication OTC. A copy of this letter can be accessed HERE.

GPs and practice managers: see also, Over the Counter items which should not be routinely prescribed on the NHS – Antifungal agents for Athletes foot and ringworm.

A-Z of self-care conditions and products

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